Meet One of the Best Dancers in K-Pop History, EXO’s Kai!
Kim Jong In, better known by his stage name, Kai, is a part of the SM Entertainment boy-group EXO that debuted back in 2012. Kai is known for his sharp, yet graceful dance moves, both in EXO’s choreography and freestyle dances. Not only that, Kai is also popular for his stage presence, which amazes fans and non-fans alike.
Even though he always looks powerful and sexy on the stage, Kai is actually very different offstage. He’s actually a shy and funny man. You can find a several videos on YouTube about his duality (different side of him), especially during variety shows. For today’s article, were going to see Kai in each era of EXO, from the group’s debut to their latest comeback. So, without any further ado, let’s get into our topic!
EXO debuted in 2012, with the promotional title track ‘MAMA’. EXO’s debut gained a lot of attention because of their unique concept, which had never been done before. In this era, SM introduced Kai as the first member of EXO. He also got the most teasers among all the members, which made him stand out more.
Now let’s take a look at his teaser images for the ‘MAMA’ album, below:
Here are some cut scenes from the ‘MAMA’ music video:
Kai’s teaser introduction:
MAMA dance teaser collaboration with the other members:
A focus camera of Kai while performing ‘MAMA’ seven years ago; get ready to be nostalgic!
We can say that this was ‘The Golden Era of EXO’, because ‘Growl’ was such a huge hit during that time, and the song was able to stay on the charts for a long period. The song, which was released back in 2013, is still popular even now, and many rookie groups have covered it.
Let’s start to evaluate Kai’s look during this era. Here are some pictures of him during the ‘Growl’ era:
A cut-scene from the ‘Growl’ music video’s second version:
A fancam video of Kai during the ‘Growl’ performances: